If you are looking for larger evergreens for screening or for a spectacular specimen plant, now is the time to come to the nursery!! Our shipments of these larger trees and shrubs are now arriving and for the month of March you will receive a 20% discount on all Nursery Stock! Even if you are not ready to plant them, come in and tag the ones you want and we will keep them saved for you until planting time. Get the best choice of plants now at the best price of the season!
Taxus baccata ‘Repandens’ – English Yew is a handsome evergreen conifer for both sun and light shade. It has a ground cover habit and will eventually reach 4’ in height and 10’ in width. The branches are horizontal but the tips droop over slightly giving it a graceful look. Give this evergreen plenty of room to grow. It looks great arching over a wall. The needles are very dark green and make a beautiful backdrop to other colors of foliage. It is one of the few conifers that will grow in the shade.
Thuja occidentals ‘Smaragd’– Emerald Green arborvitae is a beautiful pyramidal evergreen that makes a real statement in the garden. It retains its beautiful emerald green color throughout the season. Smaragd means emerald in Danish where it was originated. The foliage is very tight and requires almost no pruning except to even out the top. It makes a great hedge or can be used as a specimen plant. Emerald green enjoys full sun. It will reach 15’ in height and 4’ in width. Once this plant is established, it is very drought tolerant.
Thuja occidentalis ‘Degroot’s Spire’ – This variety of Arborvitae has a tall, narrow form with twisting dense green foliage. It can be used as a hedge or a screen and it is also great for tight spaces since it only gets to be 4.5’ wide. It will get 20’ tall at maturity and prefers full to part sun.
Chamaecyparis obtuse ‘Nana Gracilis’ or Dwarf Hinoki Cypress is an gorgeous evergreen in the garden. It has exceptional foliage which is dark green and resembles curved cups. Its slow growth (3-6” per year) and irregular shape makes it an interesting specimen in the garden. It prefers sun to partial shade and will grow to a height of 8’ tall and 6’ wide.
Pinus thunbergii ‘Thunderhead’– This variety of Black Pine has brilliant eye-catching white candles ( the tips of the branches producing new growth). This creates a striking contrast to dark green needles. It is a medium grower at 6-12” per year and will mature to 15’ tall and 12’ wide. As all Black Pines, it enjoys full sun and mildly acidic soil.
Ilex aquipernyi ‘Dragon Lady’- Dragon Lady is an upright female holly which requires a male for pollination and berry production. Good pollinators would include Ilex ‘Blue Stallion’ and Ilex ‘Blue Prince’. Dragon Lady is a narrow pyramid reaching 10 to 20 feet tall and 4-6 feet wide. It enjoys sun to partial shade. It has very attractive glossy foliage.
Pinus partiflora ‘Templehof’ – This is a variety of Japanese White Pine. The most attractive feature is the beautiful steel blue foliage. It is a dense evergreen tree with a strong central leader and a rounded form. It is a slow-grower and will eventually reach 20-30 feet tall and 10-20 feet wide. It prefers full sun and well-drained soil and is able to handle salt exposure.
Cryptomeria japonica ‘Yoshino’ – This variety of Japanese cedar has a very symmetrical, pyramidal form that matures at 30-40’ tall and 20-30’ wide. It has lime-green to blue-green needles. Foliage is soft to the touch, unlike many evergreen trees and may turn a bronze color in the winter. It produces 1” round fruiting cones at the end of shoots. The bark is reddish-brown and exfoliates in strips.
Ilex opaca ‘Satyr Hill’ – This is a female variety of American Holly with a compact pyramidal habit. It likes Sun to part Sun and will get 20-30’ tall by 15-20’ wide. It has large red berries that appear in October and will generally last until Spring.
March Nursery Stock Sale
20% off all Nursery Stock- trees and shrubs